While many may consider birria to be a relatively recent trend around Los Angeles (as in the past few years), the truth is that birria has held a warm, delicious place in the heart of many Angelenos for generations. Today, old school spots like the 1948-era Birrieria Tepeche in Long Beach mix with social media stars Teddy’s Red Tacos and East LA legends like Birrieria Gonzalez to form a complex, comforting scene that goes way beyond the crispy, cheesy tacos and Instagram virality. Here now are 14 quality spots to dive into beef and goat birria around Los Angeles.
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